MENTOR, Ohio, April 15 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network — Protection of employee personal data and how to comply with employee privacy issues is the focal point of a training session scheduled for human resource (HR) executives in Northeast
Ohio. A joint venture between Privacy Council of Dallas, Texas and Spyglass
Publishing of Mentor, Ohio, the seminar is set for Wednesday, May 18, 2005
from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Myers University Club 3813 Euclid Avenue in
Fee for the May 18 seminar is $235 per person or $199 per person for three
or more attendees from the same company. Registration deadline is Wednesday,
May 11, 2005. For more information and to register,
visit http://www.spyglasspublish.com .
“Employee privacy issues are at the forefront of today’s evolving
workplace environment and HR directors need to stay on top of the latest
government mandates, regulations and policies,” said Ryan Barker, chief
privacy officer for Privacy Council. “We believe this seminar will help HR
directors create compliant employee privacy programs and policies at their
Mr. Barker, formerly chief privacy officer for Novell, Inc., will lead the
half-day seminar. He has assessed privacy concerns for multi-national
corporations throughout the United States, Asia and Europe. He has also
served as privacy consultant for Concert Communications, a $7 billion global
venture of AT&T and British Telecom.
Founded in 1988, Privacy Council has grown into one of the leading privacy
solutions companies in the world and has offices in Dallas and Washington,
D.C. According to Mr. Barker, Privacy Council’s primary missions are to help
organizations achieve compliance with their stated policies and build strong
Spyglass Publishing creates specialized information products for business
professionals seeking additional training and education on niche topics.
Privacy Council and Spyglass are looking to expand the employee data privacy
seminar into other major metropolitan areas in the Midwest and are also
determining other professional groups that might need privacy training.
Jim DiFrangia is president of Northeast Ohio Direct Marketing Association
(NODMA) and vice president of the recently formed Northeast Ohio
Communications Affiliates (NOCA). He launched Spyglass in 2004 after spending
12 years in marketing and corporate communications at FirstEnergy Corporation.